Fang Fenghui: China's ex-top general jailed for life

Fang Fenghui: China's ex-top general jailed for life
 

A former high-ranking Chinese general has been sentenced to life in jail for corruption, state media reports.
Fang Fenghui, ex-chief of joint staff of the People's Liberation Army, was found guilty of bribery and having huge wealth that he had been unable to account for, according to Xinhua.
The 67-year-old accompanied President Xi Jinping in his first meeting with US President Donald Trump in 2017.
Many officials have been jailed in what Mr Xi says is an anti-corruption drive.
The efforts have had a particular focus on the country's military, which is the world's largest and is undergoing... read more

 
20 February 2019 in World News, Views: 35
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